One killed, five injured in Darchula jeep accident

DARCHULA: A person died one the spot and five others were seriously injured when a jeep met with an accident at Timla village of Api Himal Rural Municipality-5 in Darchula district on Thursday.

The deceased has been identified as 18-year-old Dinesh Singh Dhami of Api Himal Rural Municipality-6, Rural Municipality Chairman Bhagat Singh Thekre confirmed.

The incident occurred when the jeep (Ma 1 Jha 233) en route to Makarigad of Api Himal from Latinath of Marma Rural Municipality fell some 200 meters of the road last night.

Altogether nine persons were traveling in the jeep. Three persons were rescued by police personnel and local residents.

Five others are receiving treatment at the Latinath Health Post, it has been learnt. RSS

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